The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Business Continuity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Continuity over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Continuity
England / South West
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 114 137
Rank change year-on-year -10 +23  
Contract jobs citing Business Continuity 10 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.97% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 1.22% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 25 7
Median daily rate £494 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £238 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £500 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +17.33% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £32.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year -49.90% -18.23%  

Business Continuity is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2158 2369 2597
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.27% 79.42% 79.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1413 1561 1682
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 137 99
Median hourly rate £40.50 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.14% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £23.50 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

Business Continuity
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Business Continuity as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Continuity in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the South West over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Continuity in the South West

Business Continuity
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Continuity within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +5 5 £338 -15.36% 2
Wiltshire -1 4 £700 +86.66% 1
Devon -14 1 - -
Business Continuity
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Continuity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Business Continuity.

1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (23.81%) Service Management
5 5 (23.81%) Change Management
5 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
5 5 (23.81%) Validation
5 5 (23.81%) Military
5 5 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (23.81%) DNS
5 5 (23.81%) ITIL
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (23.81%) Office 365
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
6 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
7 3 (14.29%) Information Security
7 3 (14.29%) Intel
7 3 (14.29%) BCP
7 3 (14.29%) SLA
7 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange

Business Continuity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
2 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) LDAP
2 2 (9.52%) NAS
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Military
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Problem Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Messaging Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Graduate
4 2 (9.52%) Graduate Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Graduate IT Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) IT Graduate
4 2 (9.52%) IT Operations Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Trainee
4 2 (9.52%) Trainee Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Trainee Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Information Officer
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Advisor
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Incident Manager
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
3 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) AS400
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.76%) CESG
4 1 (4.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (23.81%) Change Management
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
2 5 (23.81%) Service Management
2 5 (23.81%) Validation
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) BCP
4 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) ERP
5 2 (9.52%) Kanban
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.52%) Python
1 2 (9.52%) Ruby
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) CISM
5 1 (4.76%) CISSP
5 1 (4.76%) HNC
5 1 (4.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.76%) COBIT
3 1 (4.76%) ISO22301
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
1 2 (9.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (19.05%) VMware
2 3 (14.29%) Intel
2 3 (14.29%) IronPort
2 3 (14.29%) RightFax
3 2 (9.52%) arcserve
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.76%) Meridio
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
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